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Spacious open plan living area
Modern Kitchen
View towards Studio
Alfresco dining with a view
A place to chat whilst cooking
Sunny lounge area
Enjoy a coffee by the large patio doors
Unwind with a film
Cook up a storm
Comfy king sized bedroom
Bathroom with shower
Bathroom
Sit in the sun with a good book
1 / 13  Spacious open plan living area
2 / 13  Modern Kitchen
3 / 13  View towards Studio
4 / 13  Alfresco dining with a view
5 / 13  A place to chat whilst cooking
6 / 13  Sunny lounge area
7 / 13  Enjoy a coffee by the large patio doors
8 / 13  Unwind with a film
9 / 13  Cook up a storm
10 / 13  Comfy king sized bedroom
11 / 13  Bathroom with shower
12 / 13  Bathroom
13 / 13  Sit in the sun with a good book

Worth Matravers Studio

Isle of Purbeck, Dorset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Stylish single-storey accommodation occupying a self-contained wing of a traditional cottage
  • Ideal for enjoying a romantic couple’s break, a fantastic alternative to a hotel room
  • Spacious gardens offering panoramic views across the surrounding countryside
  • Located in the quiet Dorset village of Worth Matravers, within walking distance of the village pub and coastal paths
  • Excellent base for keen walkers to enjoy many miles of country footpaths and coastal walks
Property code: IC176

Light-filled contemporary cottage, situated in the extension of a traditional Purbeck cottage, offering sleek and stylish accommodation for two guests, just a mile from Dorset’s stunning Jurassic Coast.

Worth Matravers Studio is a delightful property situated on the edge of a peaceful village, with open rural and sea views from the garden. It is nestled at the end of a short lane and is close to various cycle routes. There is also almost direct access to footpaths down to the sea at Seacombe and to the Southwest coastal path that are accessible without crossing a road. The iconic Jurassic Coast is a 10 to 15 minute walk away and the popular Square and Compass pub is within a five-minute stroll. The Studio is an ideal place to enjoy a break amid beautiful scenery with the best of Purbeck's nature on your doorstep.

The Studio is a recently extended wing of an elegant Purbeck stone property and provides spacious and comfortable accommodation all on one level for two in one bedroom. Great attention to detail and care has been taken when decorating the property which has oak wood flooring and eco underfloor heating throughout. The Studio's open plan living space faces south and east, and is exceptionally light and airy with floor to ceiling wooden windows and French doors across one wall, and a large vaulted skylight above the sitting area.

The French doors open out onto the extensive garden which is laid to lawn and fully fenced. There are various seating areas from which to take in the breath-taking views across the Purbeck Hills and down to the sea. Garden furniture and loungers are provided along with a BBQ so guests can enjoy eating outside. Towards the bottom of the garden there are fruit trees which guests can enjoy eating in season. The garden has been kept as a great wildlife habitat with Tawny Owls badgers rabbits and pheasants being frequent visitors. Complimentary freshly laid free range hen's eggs are provided whenever available.

The kitchen has a full sized fridge-freezer, double electric oven and hob, plus a small island housing additional worktop space, sink and a dishwasher. A striking sofa and armchair are placed around a wood burning stove with an attractive mosaic panel beneath it creating a beautiful feature in the room. A pretty glass dining table and two chairs are positioned by the windows. TV with Freesat are also provided along with complimentary WiFi. Central heating and electricity are without extra charge. The bedroom has a king-size double bed, ample storage space and a built in dressing table and mirror, and the marble tiled bathroom has a bath, basin with heated mirror above, shower cubicle and WC. A microwave, washing machine and an additional sink are provided in the utility area. One/two vehicles can be parked outside the property.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, and WC
  • TV
  • Wood burner
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine,
  • Bed linen, heating, and electric included
  • 2 dogs welcome (must be kept out of the bedroom and off the furniture)
  • Parking for 1/ 2 cars
  • Pub and beach within walking distance, beach 1.5 miles

Claire Tranter

This property is personally managed by Claire.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 35 guest ratings

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Reviewed by James 2nd November 2020

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The Studio is in an isolated position in Worth Matravers with views across fields to the grassy slopes of Seacombe Cliff. There is a glimpse of the sea though a side window. The open plan lounge, dining and kitchen is very light with windows on three sides and an atrium above. There is a wood burning stove, which guests might like to use to supplemRead moreent the heating in cooler months. The bedroom has a very comfortable king size bed and good wardrobe space. The bathroom has both a bath and shower. Hide

Reviewed by Helen 24th October 2020

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Reviewed by Michael 10th October 2020

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This is a really superb, well equipped and cosy place to stay. The location is fantastic. Although its attached to the main property, it has its own exclusive garden area, and the owners are on hand should there be anything amiss.

Reviewed by Jonathan 26th September 2020

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Our last holiday was some years ago and we took a long time to pick the property we liked. The photographs really did it justice particularly the wonderful light with its 4 side pyramid ceiling window, lit up at night. The lengthy garden was delightful for our 2 dogs, its wildness is its beauty.Mel & her daughter were delightful, there if you requiRead morered anything but never interfering. Returning yesterday after a fabulous fortnight we feel rested would thoroughly recommend The Studeo. Hide

Reviewed by Jens 12th September 2020

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Reviewed by Susanna 5th September 2020

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Lovely cottage for 2 with a garden that has beautiful views across the fields to the sea. 5 minutes walk from the pub. Wonderful walking opportunities from the cottage.

Reviewed by Colin 29th August 2020

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Reviewed by Barry 15th August 2020

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Ideal for couple and one dog looking for good walks and privacy but within easy reach of seaside & other attractions. Isle of Purbeck has much to offer and hosts were very helpful without being intrusive.

Reviewed by Lisa 11th July 2020

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We loved this place. It was the perfect size for my husband and I and our two little terriers. The garden is massive and secure. The walks are right outside the door no need for the car. The Studio had everything we needed during our stay, everything is bright, clean and 4* all the way. Highly recommended by us. I am sure we will be back for a secoRead morend visit. Hide

Reviewed by Helen 4th July 2020

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Excellent location and property brilliant. Very clean which was comforting with current pandemic. Place has been finished with a very modern and high end look. We will go to this area again and it will be to this place hopefully. All this and a sea view in the big garden.

Reviewed by David 21st February 2020

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Good location, very comfortable and clean - no hesitation recommending

Reviewed by Charlotte 1st February 2020

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This is a perfect place to stay for lots of coast path and inland walks and exploring. Easy to find, well equipped, comfortable and warm. Friendly owners and beautifully fitted out place to stay. We loved the Studio!

Reviewed by Mark 28th December 2019

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We were pleasantly surprised how generous in size the layout was as photos can often be deceiving. We loved the open plan living area and the bright aspect from so many windows and skylight roof. The views were beautiful. It was very clean and tastefully decorated.

Reviewed by Lou 21st December 2019

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We wanted to get away from it all for Christmas week and The Studio was perfect. Very secluded just outside a quiet village with a lovely pub, but plenty of amenities within a short drive so we could stock up on festive treats. The cottage had everything we needed - cosy lounge, beautiful bathroom and a well equipped kitchen. The owners also put upRead more a lovely tree! Our dog loved exploring the secure garden and despite the weather we had some nice walks. Would highly recommend for a quiet escape. Hide

Reviewed by Zoe 19th October 2019

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Reviewed by Kevin 28th September 2019

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Reviewed by Brian 14th September 2019

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An absolutely beautiful place to stay. THe studio is extremely well equipped, comfortable and very stylish. The gardens and views are wonderful and the location is very peaceful and ideal for coastal walks on your doorstep. There are lots of places of interest to visit in the area. I would definitely stay there again and had a wonderful holiday.

Reviewed by Andrew 7th September 2019

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Excellent location, very quiet. Lovely village. Good access to footpaths and walks. Lovely beaches. Swanage the nearby town is thriving with no out of town development, lots of small independent traders. Beautiful part of our lovely country

Reviewed by David 27th July 2019

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The position and views from the Studio were excellent.

Reviewed by Philip 6th July 2019

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Lovely relaxing week at the studio with everything you need. Very welcoming and considerate owners.

Reviewed by David 29th June 2019

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Reviewed by PAULA 22nd June 2019

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Fabulous accommodation and tranquil rural location...we will return!

Reviewed by William 8th June 2019

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Ideal for our dog and ourselves.one of the best accommodations we have stayed at

Reviewed by Christine 1st June 2019

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Modern day luxury in just about the most relaxing, good old fashioned environment possible. The "wild" garden was ideal for our dog who must have sniffed each individual leaf, and we loved watching the wild rabbits and the birds, looking out to sea to identify the weather for the day ahead, and the five minute walk to the village pub. We also enjoyRead moreed Alexa's music, a new thing for us - think we will have to get one! Hide

Reviewed by JENNIFER 4th May 2019

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The Studio is brilliantly placed for walking the coastal path and the Priests Way, with a lovely garden and views of the sea. It is really comfortable and well-equipped, including a bath as well as a shower, and very warm off-season with its air source heat pump.

Reviewed by John 20th April 2019

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Lovely, well maintained, comfort property. Owners very obliging and welcoming.

Reviewed by Julie 13th April 2019

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A fabulous studio. Spotlessly clean. The owners left us some supplies - tea, coffee, etc - which were very welcome. The garden is large with a sea view and totally enclosed so great for our dog. We've had a delightful holiday.

Reviewed by Richard 30th March 2019

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Comfortable studio apartment, set in a stunning location. Coastal walks on the doorstep and an amazing, characterful old pub within half a mile. The only slight downside would be that, with so much glass in the property, it may get very warm in sunny summer weather.

Reviewed by Tracey 23rd March 2019

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Its in such a good location very close to the coastal walks

Reviewed by Karen 18th March 2019

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Loved watching the wild birds and listening to the morning chorus. Good walks and local pubs.

Reviewed by Mike 9th March 2019

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The studio is fitted out to a very high standard, it feels very luxurious. All the equipment is modern and the view from the lounge area and the garden is amazing. The pictures on the website don't do the view justice. The location is perfect for dog walks, lots of different loops from the doorstep. The utility room is handy for sorting out the dogRead more after a walk as well. The local tea shop/bistro is great for meals and tea and cakes. Will definitely be coming back. Hide

Reviewed by Linda B 25th February 2019

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The Studio is a delightful place to use as a base to explore the wonderful Dorset countryside that is on it's doorstep. It is well equipped with all the basic essentials such as washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, tea, salt and pepper etc. The garden is perfect if you are taking a dog as it is large and totally enclosed. In fact, you could almosRead moret spend your time sitting in the garden looking at the view. Hide

Reviewed by Raylene 30th January 2019

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I love this cottage, we had a lovely week and plan on going back. Great location, great cottage.

Reviewed by Daniel 1st January 2019

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If you're looking for a quiet spot for 2 people and a pet, within walking distance of a quirky but great local pub, with superb coastal walks off your door step then this is the place.

Reviewed by Tudor 22nd December 2018

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Ideal location for walking around isle of pirbeck. Quirky pub nearby and you should try the tea rooms in the village. Well worth the visit.

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Spacious open plan living area
Modern Kitchen
View towards Studio
Alfresco dining with a view
A place to chat whilst cooking
Sunny lounge area
Enjoy a coffee by the large patio doors
Unwind with a film
Cook up a storm
Comfy king sized bedroom
Bathroom with shower
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